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The African American West : a century of short stories

Author: Bruce A Glasrud; Laurie Champion
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories written by African-American authors about the American West over the course of the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
African American West.
Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, ©2000
(OCoLC)606258286
Online version:
African American West.
Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, ©2000
(OCoLC)608802531
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce A Glasrud; Laurie Champion
ISBN: 0870815598 9780870815591
OCLC Number: 42935693
Description: xi, 463 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Turn of the century: establishing the tradition. The ingrate / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
A brief spell by the river / Colleen McElroy --
An adventure in the Big Horn Mountains; or, The trials and tribulations of a recruit / Eugene P. Frierson --
The averted strike / Charles W. Chesnutt --
As the Lord lives, He is one of our mother's children / Pauline E. Hopkins --
Meanwhile..., 1920s and 1930s. Jesus Christ in Texas / W.E.B. DuBois --
Jim Crow in Texas / William Pickens --
The little grey house / Anita Scott Coleman --
Children of chance / Julian Elihu Bagley --
Let the church roll on / Nick Aaron Ford --
Why I returned / Arna Bontemps --
No fools, no fun / March Lacy --
The gun / Langston Hughes --
Grazing in good pastures / Margaret Williams --
Then confront World War II and aftermath. Mister Toussan / Ralph Ellison --
Health card / Frank Yerby --
Stop, thief! / John Wesley Groves IV --
Lunching at the Ritzmore / Chester Himes --
God bless America / John O. Killens --
Keys to the city / Malvin Wald --
We too: freedom and civil rights. Son in the afternoon / John A. Williams --
Direct action / Mike Thelwell --
The coming of the hoodlum / Johnie Scott --
Ticket to freedom / John R. Posey --
Judah's a two-way street running out / Jack Burris --
Water seeks its own level / Maxine Clair --
The flashlight / Eldridge Cleaver --
Support your local police / Ed Bullins --
Women need apply here. Ridin' the moon in Texas / Ntozake Shange --
Young Reverend Zelma Lee Moses / Joyce Carol Thomas --
Tell me Moore / Aya de Leon --
Quilting on the rebound / Terry McMillan --
Damon and Vandalia / Rita Dove --
Tenderhead / Harryette Mullen --
The Friday night shift at the taco house blues (wah-wah) / Wanda Coleman --
Emerald City: Third & Pike / Charlotte Watson Sherman --
And it's called progress??? Elbow room / James Alan McPherson --
Long distances / Jewell Parker Rhodes --
Now is the time / Cecil M. Brown --
Cry about a nickel / Percival Everett --
Surfiction / John Edgar Wideman --
The trip back from Whidbey / William Henry Lewis --
Wonderful teen / Carolyn Ferrell --
The kind of light that shines on Texas / Reginald McKnight --
Equal opportunity / Walter Mosley --
Amen / Sunny Nash.
Other Titles: Ingrate.
Brief spell by the river.
Adventure in the Big Horn Mountains; or, the trials and tribulations of a recruit.
Averted strike.
Little grey house.
Gun.
Coming of the hoodlum.
Flashlight.
Friday night shift at the taco house blues (wah-wah)
Trip back from Whidbey.
Kind of light that shines on Texas.
Responsibility: edited by Bruce A. Glasrud & Laurie Champion.

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A collection of stories written by African-American authors about the American West over the course of the twentieth century.

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